Man Tries to Mug MMA Fighter, Ends up in Hospital, Police Say

Man Tries to Mug MMA Fighter, Ends up in Hospital, Police Say

December 6, 2011 Updated Dec 6, 2011 at 11:51 AM EST

According to the Chicago Tribune, police said an alleged mugger met his match -- and then some -- last week at the hands of a 33-year-old mixed martial arts fighter.

The alleged mugger, who allegedly tried to rob the MMA fighter at gunpoint last Friday night, wound up being treated at a hospital following the encounter, according to the Tribune report. Police also said the alleged robber shot himself in the ankle during a the altercation, according to the Tribune.

Read the Chicago Tribune story HERE.

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